Can Piles-Fissure-Fistula be cured by medicines only without any surgical or parasurgical procedure?

Practically it has been observed that only first degree piles/hemorrhoids and anal fissure in its initial stage can be controlled by Ayurvedic medication. But in 2nd, 3rd and 4th degrees of piles/hemorrhoids, Chronic fissure in ano and fistula in ano, abscess, pilonidal sinus etc. need surgical intervention. However people tend to refrain from surgery due to fear and/or expensiveness and wander here and there in search of medicine. Quacks take the advantage from such patients and finally lead to aggravation of the disease. Among various surgical and parasurgical approaches, the Ayurvedic kshara sutra therapy has been proved to be extremely […]

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Sitz bath; a wonder remedy in anorectal problems

Sitz bath; a wonder remedy in anorectal problems Sitz Bath: The name is derived from the German verb ‘sitzen’ meaning ‘to sit.’ Definition: A sitz bath (also called a hip bath) is a type of bath in which only the hips and buttocks are soaked in water or saline solution. In Ayurveda it has been described as ‘Kati Snaana’ Equipment used for sitz baths: A sitz bath, in which only the hips and buttocks are soaked in water or saline solution, is used for patients who have had surgery in the rectal area or to ease discomfort from fissure, painful […]

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Kshara Sutra Therapy in the treatment of Pilonidal Sinus

Ayurveda treatments for pilonidal sinus ‘Kshara Sutra Therapy’ in the treatment of ‘Pilonidal Sinus’  Dr. Naveen Chauhan BAMS, CCYP, ROTP, CRAV (Kshara Sutra) Consultant Ayurveda Proctologist Founder Director: Shri Dhanwantari Clinic, Ghaziabad What is Pilonidal Sinus?    ‘Pilus’ = Hair and ‘nidus’ = nest; Pilonidal sinus means ‘sinus with nest of hair.’ This condition is commonly occurs in hairy men. This is an acquired condition. When a person sits, buttocks take maximum pressure. As they rub against clothing etc. hairs break off and get collected between cleft of the buttocks. These gradually penetrate the skin or enter the openings of […]

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